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First Amendment

Austen Diamond / KUER

House lawmakers are debating rule changes that would restrict press access, eliminate notes on the constitutionality of bills, and allow the Legislature to call itself into a special session.

Twitter

Anyone who follows Utah politics or the hashtag #utpol on Twitter knows Republican state Sen. Todd Weiler. He freely admits he can be pretty sarcastic online. He pokes fun at liberals, current events and his tortured love of BYU football.

Julia Ritchey / KUER

College campuses across the country are wrestling over the limits of free speech in a politically divisive era. Conservative author Ben Shapiro’s lecture on Wednesday will test the University of Utah’s own reputation as a place where diverse points of view are welcome.  

Legal Question Could Affect Scouts' Decision

Feb 6, 2013
Boy Scouts of America

  The national leadership of the Boy Scouts of America has put off a decision on allowing gays as Scout members or leaders, and a legal question could be part of what's holding that up.